FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 5, 2010) — Tuck that little black dress back into the closet as Shell Point presents “Confetti, the Colors of Spring!” Fashion Show & Tea on Thursday, March 18, at 2pm. Tickets for this popular annual event are $35 and will benefit the community’s skilled nursing facility, which provides services to seniors throughout Southwest Florida.

The theme for this year’s event is “Confetti! The Colors of Spring” and will feature spring and summer fashions from Bell Tower Shops, generously provided by Talbots, Cache, Draper’s and Damon’s, White House Black Market, Trader Rick’s, Wallaby Trading Co., and Patchington.  More than 30 women of all ages will be modeling the fashions, which will include a variety of spring and summer wear, cruise and resort styles, casual day and evening wear, plus updated looks for the office.

“The Shell Point and Bell Tower Shops Fashion Show has always drawn a large crowd and we are excited to be bringing this event back again,” said Lynn Schneider, assistant vice president of sales and marketing at Shell Point.  “Guests at the show enjoy a beautiful, professionally-designed show with delicious refreshments in a festive atmosphere that is completely decorated for the occasion.”

“In addition,” she added, “we are giving out some unbelievable door prizes this year, plus, each guest will be receiving a free gift as well.”

The fashion show will be held in the Shell Point Auditorium located on The Island at Shell Point. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling Mary Franklin at (239) 454-2152.

Shell Point Retirement Community is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road, two miles before the Sanibel causeway. Shell Point has received national accreditation from CARF-CCAC, and is a nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry.  The community offers retirement living in a resort-style environment with an 18-hole championship golf course, deep water boating access, and recreational and fitness facilities.  To learn more about Shell Point, visit us at or call 1-800-780-1131.

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